Taken 28-Aug-12
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Dimensions2069 x 1473
Original file size848 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUncalibrated
Date modified28-Aug-12 23:14
SH 2-171

SH 2-171

Other Names: Cederblad 214, LBN 589
Optics: Borg Astrograph 101ED at f/4.1
Mount: Atlas EQG using The Sky6 and EQMOD
Camera: QSI 583WS
Filters: Astrodon Ha 3nm, RGB
Exposure: 370 Mins, 6.2 hours [58 x 300s] Ha, [7x300] R, [5x300] B, [4x300] G
Accessories: Auto guided with Borg 45ED and Orion Starshoot Auto guider using Maxim DL guiding
Location: Cypress Hills, SK & Calgary, AB
Date: August 20th, 28th
Notes: Processing: Image acquisition with Maxim DL Pro. using MaxPilote. Image calibration, align, and combine in Maxim DL Pro. Levels, curves, crop and resize in Photoshop.
Calibrated w/50 Darks, 40 Bias, 10 Flats using light box, CCD temperature was -25C & -15C. Image was taken over multiple nights from the dark sky preserve in Cypress Hills Sk, and from my backyard in Calgary.

Hydrogen Alpha Version: http://astromarina.zenfolio.com/p264248004/h44850f18#h44850f18

An interesting and not frequently imaged target in Cepheus.